Amrita School of Pharmacy organized a series of webinars as a part of National Science Day from 1st to 3rd March 2021. The theme recommended by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India for the year was “Future of science technology and innovation: Impact on education, skills and work”.
- A session on the topic “Research” was taken by Dr John Joseph, who was an alumnus of Amrita School of Pharmacy and presently Postdoctoral fellow, Center for Nanomedicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He discussed the basic concepts used in the field of research with best suitable real life examples which are essential for the better understanding. He gave a clear understanding of the importance of nanotechnology in drug delivery system, intelligent robots and future problems in the real research world.
- Another session on “Contact thermometry for early detection and mass screening of breast cancer” was handled by Dr A. Seema, Scientist, Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology, Trissur. During her session she explained the various problems faced by breast cancer patients, awareness of breast cancer in society and updated about the upcoming treatment strategies of the disease
- The last session was handled by Dr R B Umamaheswari, IP Consultant and Patent Analyst on the topic “Recent insights in Patent filing in India”. She explained about the system of patent filing, patentable and non-patentable objects, documents required for filing a patent application, importance of publication and patent filling fee in India.